Obituaries for June, 2010

Buckner, Connie

Connie Jeanne Buckner passed away on Saturday, June 26th, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona surrounded by her loving family. Born Connie Jeanne Wellington on June 29th, 1935 in Watertown, South Dakota. Connie resided the past 24 years in Payson, Arizona with her beloved husband of 55 years, Arthur Buckner. Connie is survived by her three sons, […]

Walter, Gertrude “Trudi”

Gertrude “Trudi” Walter, age 95, passed away June 23, 2010, in Gilbert, Arizona. She was preceded in death by her husband Francis “Frank” Walter and son Francis “Bud” Walter. She is survived by her daughter Doreen Marxen of Gilbert, AZ, daughter-in-law Ila Walter, seven grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. The service will be at […]

Markwell, Lillian

Lillian J. Markwell, 93 of Chandler, AZ passed away on June 18, 2010. She is survived by her two daughters, Janet of Groveland, CA and Georgia of Chandler, AZ, 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her two sons Stan and Don. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Valley, […]

Oatis, William

William “Bill” Oatis, 84, of Mesa, AZ passed away Sunday June 20, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Oatis was born in Tucson, AZ, was an accountant for both Kennecott Copper and ASARCO, in Hayden for 39 years. He served in the US Navy in the Pacific during World War II, prior to attending the Univ. […]

Miller, George

George Alton Miller, 82 passed away on Friday, June 18, 2010. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 22nd at 10 am at Mountain View Funeral Chapel 7900 E. Main St., Mesa AZ 85207

Wagner, Elaine

Elaine Wagner, 84 of Mesa, AZ passed away Thursday June 17, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Wagner, a loving wife and mother, was born in Enderlin, ND. She was the youngest daughter of the 10 children born to Oscar and Alette Nelson. Survivors include her husband Clifford, daughters Debra (David) Pinch, Karen (Danny) Garvin, daughter-in-law […]

Hoffland, Donald

Donald F. Hoffland, 79, of Apache Junction, AZ passed away on Thursday June 10, 2010 at his home. Mr. Hoffland was born on March 23, 1932 in Viroqua, WI to Hans Benjamin and Mary (Natwick) Hoffland. He is survived by his 3 sons, John (Jana) of Rockton, IL, James (Judy) of Hudson, WI, Thomas (Kathy) […]

Erickson, John Donald

John Donald “Eric” Erickson, 91, of Mesa passed away Sunday, June 13, 2010. Born October 31, 1918 in Minneapolis, MN to John and Elizabeth Erickson, John served our country proudly for 30 years as a soldier in WWII and then in a variety of assignments and overseas tours in Japan, Korea and Germany. He was […]

Plaizier, Carl Ari

Carl Ari Plaizier, 68 of Mesa, AZ passed away Saturday June 12, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Plaizier, a Greyhound Bus driver, was born in Rotterdam, Holland. He was a rifle marksman in the US Army. Carl enjoyed his time spent hunting and fishing, and coffee drinking with friends. Survivors include his wife Teri Plaizier, […]

Hill, Gerald

Gerald Hill, 83 of Gilbert, Arizona, went to be with the Lord on June 9, 2010. Gerald was born in Quinton, Oklahoma, on April 29, 1927. He worked at WAFB for 37 years, retired in 1982. He is preceded in death by three grandchildren, Shonna Sherman-Banadio, Adam Hill and Alicia Hill. Survivors are his wife of […]

Ochs, William Otto Sr.

William Otto Ochs Sr., 78 of Mesa, AZ passed away June 12, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Ochs, a commercial driver was born in Cincinnati, OH. Survivors include his daughters Karen, Jenniffer and Janice, sons William and Rick, sister Norma, brothers Robert and Chris, grandchildren Brad, Ryan, Tim, Kevin, Derick, Shannon, Sara, Kyle, Ashley, Bryan, […]

Scott, Goldie Elizabeth

Goldie Elizabeth Scott, 82, of Apache Junction, AZ passed away Sunday, May 30, 2010 in Mesa, AZ.  Mrs. Scott, a homemaker was born in San Diego, CA.  Survivors include her husband William R. Scott, daughters Barbara Osguthorpe and Janet (Garry) Glover, grandchildren Jodi (Tony) Walker, Lisa Osguthorpe, Kelli (Jason) Ems, and Kim (Chris) Kush; great-grandchildren Trevor, […]

Curi, Nasser George

Nasser George Curi, 55 of Chandler, Arizona passed away Tuesday June 8, 2010 in Chandler, Arizona. Mr Curi, a psychologist, was born in Bolivia in 1955. There will be a memorial service for Mr. Curi at 10:00 am Monday June 14, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85207.

Cheney, June L.

June Lucille Cheney, 89, passed away on June 7, 2010. She was born in Oshkosh, WI on June 21, 1921. June moved to Mesa, AZ in 1972 with her first husband Leonard.  June spent the majority of her life, 47 years, in the medical field. She married Warren Karl Cheney in 1994. They settled in […]

Funk, Barbara Mary

Barbara Mary Funk, 81 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Saturday June 5, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Services were held at Mounatin View Cemetery.

McCullough, Beulah J.

Beulah J. “Midge” McCullough (89) went to be with her Lord on June 5, 2010. Born on May 3, 1921 in Joy Coy (Pritchett, CO), she was a resident at Sun City Health and Rehab for the past 3 years. Mrs. McCullough was a bank teller at the First National Bank in Apache Junction for […]

Johnson, Catherine Amanda

Catherine age 77, passed away peacefully on May 16th, 2010 with her husband and soul mate, Howard, by her side. “Cass”, as she was lovingly known by family and friends, died at home as she lived – with courage, grace and dignity. She is dearly missed. Her laughter, her love, her living life fully and […]

Mahar, Elaine C.

Elaine C. Mahar, 89 of Peoria, Arizona passed away Tuesday June 1, 2010 in Peoria, Arizona.

Benson, William Lyn

William Lyn Benson born July 1, 1929 passed away May 28, 2010. He is survived by his loving family; wife Patricia and two sons William Junior and Randy. William and his family were blessed with a long productive life and a wonderful marriage for 58 years. William and his wife Patricia grew up in Southern […]

Mordica, Grayce Ellen

Grayce Ellen Mordica, 90 of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away Monday May 31, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.

Buchtel, Paula Joyce

Paula Joyce Buchtel, 86 of Mesa, AZ passed away May 30, in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Buchtel, a homemaker was born in Hartford, MI. She and her husband were the former owners of Buchtel and Sons Hardware Store, a business they ran together for 30 years. She is survived by her husband Jay Butchel of almost […]

Erickson, Bernice

Bernice Dykstra Erickson, Age  81, of Mesa, AZ., and formerly of Pella, IA., and Des Moines, IA., died  Saturday, June 5, 2010, at home, in Mesa, AZ. from a long term debilitating illness.  Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Mesa, AZ., handled arrangements.  No Services and no designated memorial. Surviving are her husband Glen; a son Mark […]

Park, Ralph Stewart

Ralph Stewart “Stu” Park, born in Lancaster, NY March 2, 1943, passed away May 29, 2010 in Pinetop, AZ. Stu was an Army Chief Warrant Officer, who earned multiple service medals including two Distinguished Flying Crosses and the Bronze Star. He served in the Army for 20 years part of that time as an Instructor […]

Stonehart, Linda Helen

Linda Helen Stonehart, 55, of Apache Junction, AZ, passed away on May 28th, 2010. She is survived by her husband James Stonehart, Mom Muriel Guyer, of Newtown, CT and sisters Laurie Oliff of Mesa and Leslie House of Middlebury CT. There will be a private family service sometime this week and in lieu of flowers, […]

Uren, Gene Alan

Gene Alan Uren 77. On May 24, 2010 Gene was taken by the Lord to be reunited with his beloved wife of 53 years, Juanita, who had preceded him in death four months earlier. Gene was born February 5, 1933 in Bakersfield, CA. He was the only son of Fred and Ernestine Ausel Uren. Gene […]

Rucker, Beatrice Viola

Beatrice Viola Rucker, 90, compassionate and loving Mother and Grandmother of Mesa, Arizona, passed away Friday May 28, 2010. She was born Beatrice Viola Zirkel in Salem, Missouri on October 15, 1919.  She was preceded in death by her husband William M. Rucker.  She was the last child of her parents Henry Louis Zirkel and […]